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User Experience Designer

Cape Town

About the role

The Flash Group is looking to hire a UX/UI Designer to join the Marketing & Tech teams. This candidate will be responsible for building a clean and effective user experience for our customers. By working cross-functionally, this candidate will understand needs from the product management, engineering, and business stakeholders and will be able to build solutions that fit those needs.

Minimum Requirements
  • Matric
  • Relevant design qualification
  • Minimum 3-5 years working experience in UX/UI Design
  • Ability to design attractive, intuitive, and functional user interfaces
  • At least 3 years experience in User Interface / Digital design for mobile apps (primarily Android, as well as iOS)
  • Good experience with designing for native apps
  • Web design experience
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, wireframing and prototyping tools
  • Strong understanding of current trends in UI & UX
  • A good design portfolio
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Highly Proficient in Figma, Sketch, XD or similar digital tools
  • Front-end Coding Experience advantageous (HTML, CSS)
Skills
  • Able to work from wireframes, producing screens and mockups
  • Design interfaces that can adapt to any device size
  • Define the interactions and animations
  • Implement UI/UX best practices and principles across all platforms
  • Create interactive or low-fidelity prototypes for user testing
  • Produce production-ready assets for development handover
  • Passionate about the end-user
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Think creatively when finding solutions to problems
  • Use industry best practice and design-thinking methodology for problem solving
  • Constantly work to expand design and technical skills
  • Multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Good communication, listening and interpersonal skills
  • Deadline driven
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Thrive in a sociable working environment
Responsibilities

 

  • Create wireframes and user flows when required
  • Design screens and mockups, with an ability to work from wireframes,
  • for different frameworks.
  • Critically evaluate wireframes and user flows, using reasoning to motivate for change
  • Value feedback from users, and adapt designs accordingly
  • Be the evangelist for consistent, user-first, beautiful UI across a range of devices, apps and tools
  • Define the interactions and animations for screens, taking into account user feedback and industry best-practice
  • Create prototypes of varying complexity for fast and iterative feedback with users; using tools best-suited to each prototype required
  • Understand and design for various factors: multilingual end-users, varying technical ability of end-users, show sensitivity for varying cultures and the impacts on
  • the end-user
  • Work closely with various teams to meet the requirements of the business
  • (Product, Marketing, Tech, IT)
  • Get sign-off from the ‘Experience Design Manager’ for all work done
  • Produce assets and documentation to assist with the design implementation in ways that maximize developer / product handoff efficiencies
  • Setup and maintain a pattern library / design systems for all interface components
  • Assist with user testing when required
  • Keep up to date with the latest UI/UX trends, technological updates and any changes in terms of cost and time that could affect future designs
  • Show consistent awareness and input in terms of the overall organizational strategies

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